Elliott Hartstein

Elliott Hartstein

Representing Lake County

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Former President, Village of Buffalo Grove

The President of the Village of Buffalo Grove from 1999 to 2011, Hartstein also previously served as a Village Trustee and Commissioner of the Zoning Board of Appeals.  He is a member of the Buffalo Grove Singers and Buffalo Grove Chamber of Commerce, and Chairman of the Buffalo Grove Arts Commission.  The founding President, he was a Board member of the Northwest Suburban Jewish Community Center, a former Board member of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, and a former School Board member of Adlai Stevenson High School District 125.  Hartstein has served on the Illinois Municipal League Legislative Committee, and as a Board member and Vice President of the Illinois Municipal League.  He was an Executive Board member and a past President of the Northwest Municipal Conference, a past Chair of the Conference's Transportation Committee and Sensible Growth Committees, past Legislative Committee Co-Chair, and a former Executive Board member of the Lake County Municipal League.  He has served as a member of the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus Board of Directors.  Representing Lake County, Hartstein is a member of the CMAP Board, serving on its Executive Committee as Vice-Chair and chairs its Regional Coordinating Committee.

A lawyer for over 40 years, Hartstein is currently with the firm of Hartstein & Associates with a concentration in real estate law.

Hartstein obtained a Juris Doctorate degree at DePaul University and a Bachelor's degree at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.